NJ Court Certifies Avis Reward Fee Class Action Lawsuit

Last Thursday, the Avis reward fee class action lawsuit gained class certification in regards to allegation accusing Avis Rent a Car System LLC of hiding additional fees in their travel reward program. In addition to class certification, the court also dismissed Avis’s… Read More »

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Off-Label Use of Risperdal Can Lead to Man Boobs in Young Patients

Developed in the 1980s, but not released into the market until 1993, Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication to help adults suffering from brain-based disorders, like schizophrenia. A few years later, it was approved for use with schizophrenic adolescents (ages 10-17). It... Read More »

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Coloplast Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Settlements Could Hit $16 Million

Many manufacturers of stress urinary incontinence treatments are considering settling a number of lawsuits alleging the devices are faulty, and one company has decided to set aside millions of dollars for Coloplast vaginal mesh implant settlements. The $16 million set aside by... Read More »

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Study Strengthens Claims of Benicar Lawsuits

A study on Benicar side effects was recently presented at a major medical conference that bolsters claims in the rising number of Benicar lawsuits over “sprue-like enteropathy.” The new study, yet to be published, was presented by researchers from the University of... Read More »

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SJS Reportedly Caused by Quinolone Antibiotic Levofloxacin

According to a research study published on Medscape.com, an elderly patient allegedly developed the life-threatening skin condition known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) after taking a dose of the quinolone antibiotic medication, levofloxacin. While there have been several documented cases of patients... Read More »

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Sons of Tenn. Man File Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Xarelto side effects lawsuit was filed by the sons of a Tennessee man who allegedly died from his use of the Bayer anticoagulant prescription medication. The  Xarelto wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the manufacturers of Xarelto understated the risk of gastrointestinal... Read More »

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Issues Spur Lawsuits

In the early 2000s, a number of companies released metal-on-metal hip joints. Older generations of artificial hip joints used either plastic, ceramic, or metal-on-plastic combinations. Despite this, medical supply companies were able to bypass several steps of U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read More »

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Viagra Melanoma Concerns Grow as Drug Patent Expires

A recent quarterly earnings statement by Pfizer has indicated flagging sales for Viagra. While Pfizer’s report cites the fact that the drug’s patent recently expired, Viagra melanoma could lead to Viagra lawsuits. According the quarterly statement, Pfizer’s patent for the "Little Blue Pill"... Read More »

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Barbara’s Bakery Class Action Settlement Checks in the Mail

Consumers who purchased Barbara’s Bakery food products are receiving checks in the mail this week from a class action lawsuit settlement over false advertising allegations. Viewers are reporting on TopClassActions.com’s Facebook page that checks worth an average of $45.82 were mailed Friday… Read More »

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